Blog: December 2010

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Ring those chains this New Years Day! 

Thursday, December 30, 2010  by John Borelli

Roll out of bed New Years Day and head to one of these first-of-the-year tournaments. Bloody Marys not included!

> Hangover Doubles at Dragan Field in Auburn, ME (more info)

>  1/1/11 New Years at Panthorn Park in Southington, CT (more info)


Too early in the year for you? Then sign up for one of these events being held next weekend:

> Ice Singles at Burnsboro DGC in Vassalboro, ME

> Mt Kisco Ice Bowl at Mt Kisco, NY (more info)

> Flatrock Ice Bowl in Athol, MA  (more info)


 

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NEFAs Billy Dunne ranked #1 AM on the planet! 

Wednesday, December 22, 2010  by John Borelli

Congratulations to NEFA member Billy Dunne of Trumbull, CT on being the #1 rated amateur disc golfer on the planet. The 18 year old college freshman has a 1009 PDGA rating!

> See for yourself

After tearing through the AM2 and AM1 divisions over the past few years, Billy now plays Open and declines cash payouts to maintain his amateur status and avoid any college eligibility issues.

Besides being a great disc golfer, Billy is also a darn nice kid and it's been fun watching him grow up. Way to go, Billy! You've made NEFA proud!


 

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New grant program announced! 

Monday, December 20, 2010  by John Borelli

NEFA President Rob Tatro has announced the new and improved NEFA Grants Program.  There are now two levels of grants available; $500 and $1500.

Rob writes:
NEFA proudly offers two types of grants that the organization would like to make available in order to help promote the growth of disc sports in and around New England. These grants are available for any individual or group NEFA members that would like to grow disc sports in and around New England.

> More info of the NEFA Grants Program



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Disc golf with Santa 

Wednesday, December 15, 2010  by John Borelli

If you're done with your Christmas shopping by Christmas Eve day, why not reward yourself with playing in a doubles tournament? I just received this note from NEFA Dubs Series organizer, Titan Bariloni:

Come have some fun at a NEFA Dubz Event on Christmas Eve on a ball golf course that is set up as a disc golf course over the winter months. The course may not be setup this year and this may be your only chance to play this interesting layout. 

This could also be a "make or break" on if the course will open for the year. So let's do what we do best in NEFA and go support some disc golf!



The more the merrier! Tis the season for disc golf fun! No matter the turnout, it will be a fun way to spend the day and you'll have plenty of time to get home to the family, or it'll be a good way to be a part of the family we all call NEFA.

Thanks for the info, Titan.




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Send in your tournament dates now 

Thursday, December 09, 2010  by John Borelli

Scheduling for 2011 events in New England is now open. If you plan on running an event, email event scheduler Blaze Konefal with your date and event details. 

NEFA Points Events

If you are running a NEFA Points event, you must submit a sanctioning application which will be available next week when the Points Charter is finalized. You can, however, send in your date request now and your event will be listed as pending.

PDGA Events

If you are running a PDGA-sanctioned event, remember to consult your PDGA state coordinator first.

Non-sanctioned events

If you are running an event without NEFA or PDGA sanctioning, just email Blaze your date and event info and we'll add it to the schedule!






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